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Concern: Food Security and Self-Sufficiency
Post Date: February 9, 2018

Rice importation will not resolve the chronic crisis under a liberalized rice industry

Scientist group AGHAM slams the Duterte government’s band aid solution to the rice crisis, saying that the problem will not be resolved under a liberalized rice industry.

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Concern: Public Utilities
Post Date: February 8, 2018

Tanggal Bulok, Tanggal Usok: short-sighted and anti-commuter

We at AGHAM - Advocates of Science and Technology for the People slam the Inter-Agency Council for Traffic (i-ACT) for blindly and prematurely implementing its jeepney phaseout scheme despite offering no clear alternatives for both jeepney drivers and commuters.

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Concern: National Industrialization
Post Date: January 24, 2018

Local scientists very capable to do scientific research if given government support - scientist group

AGHAM - Advocates of Science and Technology for the People denounces Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque’s statement that no Filipinos can do scientific research at the Benham Rise.

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Concern: Public Utilities
Post Date: January 9, 2018

​Duterte’s coal tax a burden to power consumers

Scientist group AGHAM - Advocates of Science and Technology for the People slammed the coal tax included in the Duterte administration's tax reform program, saying it will result to higher electricity costs despite maintaining business-as-usual coal pollution.

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Concern: Public Utilities
Post Date: December 12, 2017

Position Paper on the PUV Modernization Program

AGHAM – Advocates of Science and Technology for the People believes that efficient and affordable, safe, reliable, efficient, clean transport services is a public utility which the government has the obligation to provide.

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Concern: Public Utilities
Post Date: December 5, 2017

Scientist group condemns arrest of Piston leader

We at AGHAM – Advocates of Science and Technology for the People condemn the arrest of PISTON leader George San Mateo as an affront to the legitimate demand of the jeepney drivers, operators, and commuters to repeal the anti-people PUV Modernization Program and replace it with a genuine program f

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Concern: Public Utilities
Post Date: November 17, 2017

Exclude BNPP revival in Russia-PH nuclear pact: Scientist group

Scientist activist group AGHAM – Advocates of Science and Technology for the People expressed wariness on the nuclear agreement between the Philippines and Russia, saying the pact is directly tied to the revival of the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP).

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Concern: Scientific Mass Culture
Post Date: November 15, 2017

PNP’s use of LRAD is US-style fascism: Scientist group

We at AGHAM - Advocates of Science and Technology for the People strongly condemn the Philippine National Police (PNP)’s use of sonic weapon Long Range Acoustic Device (LRAD) against participants of the mobilization coinciding with the ASEAN Summit.This brute attack is a manifestation of the incr

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Concern: Public Utilities
Post Date: October 19, 2017

Position paper on DoTr's PUV Modernization Program

  1. AGHAM – Advocates of Science and Technology for the People believes that efficient and affordable, safe, reliable, efficient, clean transport services is a public utility which the government has the obligation to provide.
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Concern: Food Security and Self-Sufficiency
Post Date: October 19, 2017

Only Genuine Agrarian Reform and Unfettered Food Production can End Hunger

Statement of AGHAM on World Food Day, October 16, 2017

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